US Army Msg Robert Anthony Stein
Msg Robert Stein was taken prisoner on December 2, 1950 in Korea. He was killed in captivity on December 4, 1950. He was 28 years old.
Msg. Robert Stein was from Utica, NY. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Murphy Stein.
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Msg Stein proudly served our country with the 57th Field Artillery Battalion, HQ BTRY, 7th Infantry Division of the United States Army.
US Army Msg. Robert Stein was cited for heroism in both World War II and the Korean War. His mother received the Bronze Star in recognition of her son’s bravery during the 1950 retreat in North Korea. In World War II, while serving as a 1st Lt, he received a citation for Gallantry for remaining in the front lines to destroy communication equipment in the face of an enemy tank attack.
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